New Hi-Res Footage Shows Saturn's Mysterious Hexagon Like Never Before

You're looking at a newly released 8-frame movie of Saturn's enigmatic "hexagon." It is the highest-resolution footage ever acquired of the massive six-sided maelstrom atop the ringed planet's north pole, and boy howdy is it gorgeous. » 12/05/13 7:20am 12/05/13 7:20am

Stare into the soul of Saturn's mysterious hexagonal cloud system

Feast your eyes on one of the most puzzling planetary mysteries our solar system has to offer. In this photograph of Saturn's north pole, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in 2009, clouds can be seen encircling the planet at about 77 degrees north latitude. Even at such a high parallel, the massive six-sided jet… » 1/23/12 7:40am 1/23/12 7:40am